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Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily covers all things "media" for Crikey and is based in Sydney. She has previously worked for the ABC's Media Watch and reported on courts, crocodiles and occasionally UFOs for the NT News.

Seven's Winter Olympics spin ... ABC votes for staff director ... Domain's first results ...

Seven's Winter Olympics spin ... ABC votes for staff director ... Domain's first results ...

The Seven Network has been patting itself on the back for last week's ratings performance, but there are more factors to consider.

Waterstreet HASN'T sued for defo ... Florida shooting fact check ... Video of the day ...

Waterstreet HASN'T sued for defo ... Florida shooting fact check ... Video of the day ...

Contrary to an extensive New Matilda article and an errant line in an ABC report, barrister Charles Waterstreet has told Crikey he has not lodged any defamation proceedings against a woman who accused him of sexual harassment.

The ABC has quietly killed a controversial piece on corporate tax

The ABC has quietly killed a controversial piece on corporate tax

The piece, by Emma Alberici, was heavily criticised by the government and businesses.

Waterstreet off Q&A panel ... AAP closes NZ wire service ... Seven West Media under water ...

Waterstreet off Q&A panel ... AAP closes NZ wire service ... Seven West Media under water ...

Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet's controversial appearance on a special Q&A panel discussing the #MeToo movement has been scrapped.

Phillip Adams warns cancelled Indian visa is bad news for the rest of the ABC

Phillip Adams warns cancelled Indian visa is bad news for the rest of the ABC

Two weeks after the ABC's Late Night Live program was due to fly out to India to record interviews with a "who's who of prominent Indians", authorities have still not explained why Phillip Adams and his team weren't granted visas.

SBS calls for content quota ... Betoota Advocate launches podcast ... News Corp's black hole ...

SBS calls for content quota ... Betoota Advocate launches podcast ... News Corp's black hole ...

Satirical news website The Betoota Advocate has announced it will launch a podcast. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

The ABC gets a Wankley Award for promoting pseudoscience

The ABC gets a Wankley Award for promoting pseudoscience

ABC News has thoroughly earned a Wankley Award for shoddy contribution to journalism for a story promoting the unproven and absolutely bonkers pseudoscientific practice of 'earthing'.

Waterstreet confirmed for #MeToo panel ... the revolving door ... Media buys North Korea propaganda ...

Waterstreet confirmed for #MeToo panel ... the revolving door ... Media buys North Korea propaganda ...

The ABC has officially confirmed that its special Q&A on the #MeToo movement will include controversial barrister Charles Waterstreet. The barrister has himself been accused of sexual harassment (which he denies).

Domain 'boys' club' complaint confirmed ... Tingle leaves AFR ... the revolving door ...

Domain 'boys' club' complaint confirmed ... Tingle leaves AFR ... the revolving door ...

Yet more evidence emerges of a troubling culture at Domain. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

M+C make a big stink over unfair dismissal spin cycle

M+C make a big stink over unfair dismissal spin cycle

Who does one believe when the spinners are spinning for themselves?